U.S. Code § 12103. Additional definitions

As used in this chapter:
(1) Auxiliary aids and servicesThe term “auxiliary aids and services” includes—
(A)
qualified interpreters or other effective methods of making aurally delivered materials available to individuals with hearing impairments;
(B)
qualified readers, taped texts, or other effective methods of making visually delivered materials available to individuals with visual impairments;
(C)
acquisition or modification of equipment or devices; and
(D)
other similar services and actions.
(2) State

The term “State” means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Virgin Islands of the United States, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.”.

References in Text

This chapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 101–336, July 26, 1990, 104 Stat. 327, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 12101 of this title and Tables.

Effective Date

Section effective Jan. 1, 2009, see section 8 of Pub. L. 110–325, set out as an Effective Date of 2008 Amendment note under section 705 of Title 29, Labor.

Termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands

For termination of TrustTerritory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding section 1681 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.